Lincoln news for Sept. 27

LINCOLN — All are welcome to explore elements of Tai Chi Chuan in an introductory class for the fall session being offered on Monday, Oct. 1, from 5:30-7 p.m. at Burnham Hall. Learn traditional Yang style Slow Set along with complementary exercises, qigong, and Yin/Yang principles/philosophy. Relaxation with attention to form, alignment, balance, mindfulness and energetic flow is encouraged to bring forth greater vitality, harmony and skillfulness within each individual and the community as a whole. The fee is $15/introductory class. The full session runs weekly through December 10. Contact Madeleine at [email protected] for more information.  
The Lincoln Library presents “Rooted in Vermont: Medicinal Plants of Our Mountain Home” on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. We are blessed with an incredible diversity of medicinal plants in our little corner of the world; allies for everything from insomnia to Lyme disease, stomach aches to broken bones. Join Emily French, herbalist at Sweetgrass Herbals in Lincoln, as she introduces us to some of the most abundant plant medicines growing in our midst. We’ll learn how and when to identify, harvest, and work with them to support the health and vitality of our loved ones and ourselves. 
On Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m., Lucinda Cockerell, who spent her career as an archivist, and Elizabeth P. Dow, a retired museum curator, will be at the library to discuss their new book “How to Weed Your Attic: Getting Rid of Junk Without Destroying History.”
The Middlebury Community Wind Ensemble has openings for saxophone players. They are a 40-piece concert band made up of college, high school and community musicians, rehearsing music by Hindemith, Grainger, Bernstein, and two world-premiere pieces by local musicians. Contact Jerry Shedd at [email protected] for more information.
REMINDERS: Tuesday, Oct. 2, is an early release day at LCS. Students will be dismissed at 11:45 a.m. Donations for the rummage sale will be accepted on Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 1-7 p.m. at Burnham Hall. No electronics or bike helmets. The rummage sale will be held at Burnham Hall on Friday, Oct. 5, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and $2/bag day is Saturday, Oct. 6, from 8 a.m. to noon.
Until next time … Gratitude Unlocks The Fullness Of Life. Do More Of What Makes You Happy. The Secret Of Getting Ahead Is Getting Started.

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